Welcome to the Universe as Sound ~ The Micro/Macro Cosmic Music of Composer Susan Alexjander

“See deep enough, and you see musically;

The heart of Nature being everywhere music, If you can only reach it.”

—Thomas Carlyle

What’s New! Current & Upcoming Events

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CASCADIA VENTURES FORTH – New Music by Cascadia Composers

Oct 16, 7:30 PM
Mago Hunt recital hall, University of Portland, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. Portland, OR 97203| Website

My piece Buffalo Bill’s Defunct for saxophone and two narrators (text by ee cummings) will be performed as part of this program.

The Cascadia Composers invite you to leave your timbral comfort zone and explore compositions highlighting instruments not-so-common in chamber music. Our fall concert: “Cascadia Ventures Forth”, is an exhilarating collection of works featuring saxophone, harp, accordion, vibraphone and so much more.


 CONTINUUM – Sculpture, Poetry and Soundscapes (Portal & Neurocantos)

Sculpture by Rebecca Kamen

Sculpture – Rebecca Kamen

Dec 3rd – Feb 28, 2016
Greater Reston Art Center (GRACE); Reston, VA | Website
A collaboration with sculptor Rebecca Kamen and poet Stephen J. Fowler

NEUROCANTOS depicts inner and outer spaces of the brain, using language and poetry by Stephen J. Fowler layered with the sounds of space.

PORTAL SOUNDSCAPE is the story in sound of what happens when two collapsed neutron stars (black holes) orbit around each other and finally merge, transforming on the other side of the singularity point. Sounds are from NASA, Earth, and the microtonal worlds of water and elements.

PORTAL : Black Holes / White Holes – Presentation

March 20-23, 2016
International Light Association  HertzLight Conference
Vienna, Austria | Website

A unique gathering of professionals in the sciences, medicine, psychotherapy, lighting applications and the creative arts about current developments in the world of light and connections to health and wellbeing.

ZUVUYA – ongoing project devoted to the health of our ocean

ZUVUYA - Interactive installation by Thais Mazur, video by Lisa Denning, and sound design, Coming On The Backs of Whales, by Susan Alexjander )

Photo – Lisa Denning

ZUVUYA is an ongoing project devoted to the health of our oceans. (Visit the Zuvuya Project Website)

It features the amazing living sculpture, OCEAN, an immersive, interactive installation by Thais Mazur, video (on hanging screens) of life-size whales and dolphins by underwater filmmaker Lisa Denning, and sound design Coming On The Backs of Whales, by Susan Alexjander.

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